Category Archives: 10to20 – still red

Wines available from UK independents at between £10 and £20

Rouviole Revenant VdF 2015

La Rouviole, Cuvee Le Revenant, [Languedoc (now Occitanie)], Vin de France, 2015 On Vin de France In 2009 the EU introduced a regulatory framework for wine. Subsequently, by 2012, for France, this meant a change from AOC to AOP (though … Continue reading

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J-L Colombo White CdR 2014

Jean-Luc Colombo, La Redonne, AOC Cotes du Rhone, Northern Rhone, Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes, France, 2014 On roussanne and viognier. This wine: lot No. L11-06-01 (on back label), a blend of 70% viognier with roussanne (for its acidity); Diam 3 agglomerate cork closure … Continue reading

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Nero di Troia Puglia 2018

Maree d’Ione, Organic, Nero di Troia (aka Uva di Troia), IGP Puglia, Italy, 2018 On IGP Puglia. On uva di troia aka nero di troia. This wine: lot No. L9-126 (on back label), organic, varietal nero di troia, Diam 3 … Continue reading

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Tamar Ridge Pinot Noir Tasmania 2014

Tamar Ridge, Pinot Noir, Wine of Australia, Tasmania, Australia, 2014 This wine: lot No. L160216 (below front label), varietal pinot noir, screw cap closure, 13% abv, Wine Society, £18 (11/18) Consumer tasting note: pale hued with unassertive tannins and decent … Continue reading

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Dom. de L’Hortus GC 2014

Domaine de L’Hortus, Grande Cuvee Rouge, AOC Pic Saint Loup, Herault, Occitanie, France, 2014 This wine: lot No. L16103 (below front label), bottle No. 17718; given the middling hue,  probably a blend of grenache noir, syrah, and mourvedre; 6 months … Continue reading

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Boutinot Cotes du Rhone 2015

Boutinot, Les Coteaux Schisteux, Seguret AOP Cotes du Rhone Villages, Ardeche, Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes, France 2015 On AOP Cotes du Rhone Villages. This wine: lot No. L0F100775 (on bottle below front label), a grenache noir heavy blend with 20% syrah, 22 months … Continue reading

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Cantaussel Minervois 2014

Domaine de Cantaussel, Pic Saint Martin, AOC Minervois la Liviniere, Hérault, Languedoc (whilst retaining its historical name, Languedoc, along with Roussillon and Midi-Pyrenees, has since 2016, been subsumed into the administrative region of Occitanie), France, 2014 On AOC Minervois la … Continue reading

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